11 Best Canon Lenses for Sports Photography (2022)

Tori Rhodes
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Before we get started, many beginner sports photographers ask me what camera model they should buy. My answer is always the same: it doesn’t matter.

Instead, you should buy the model that provides the best price to performance ratio. That camera might be a Canon 80D or it could be a Nikon D7200.

It doesn’t really matter.

Instead, I recommend spending the money you’d spend on the high-end camera on lenses. That will ensure that you take better pictures while spending less.

In this article, we list the best Canon lenses for sports photography. Put simply, these are the lenses that we’d pick. It’s our opinion, but we think it’s a good one.

Our goal with this list is to help you spend your money wisely. Without further ado, here are our recommendations.

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM LensBest OverallCanon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens
Sigma 150-600mm 5-6.3 Contemporary DG OS HSM LensBudget PickSigma 150-600mm 5-6.3 Contemporary DG OS HSM Lens
Canon EF 200mm f/2L IS Telephoto LensUpgrade Pick